5 Years 5 Intersession Films
Presented by CNA Film and Video ProductionFebruary 24 at 7:00 pm
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On Feb. 24the CNA Digital Filmmaking program will present five films that tell the history of Bay St. George and western Newfoundland. Those in attendance will also help to choose the story students will bring to the silver screen later this year.
The programis celebrating five years of intersession films. College of the North Atlantic’s Digital Filmmaking Program strives to centre their intersession film projects surrounding Newfoundland culture by telling local stories that may have be forgotten otherwise.
In the past five years, the students of the Digital Filmmaking program have told stories from our area as part of their intersession semester film project, a project where students and instructors work together in creating a film. These stories include “A Faery Tale” 2012, a film about the Newfoundland faeries; “A Mattie Mitchell Story” (2013) a story about legendary guide and trapper Mattie Mitchell; “A Familiar Stranger” 2014 a story about Mosey Murrin; “Emile’s Legacy” (2015) the story of Emile Beniot and his encounter with the band Figgy Duff and “High Alert” (2016) a story about the Ernest Harmon air force base and the 1966 Cuban missile crisis.
The films will be shown at the Arts and Culture Center in Stephenville on Feb.0 240 at 7 p.m. The night will also include a door prize, a question and answer period with the Newfoundland & Labrador Film Development Corporation and a chance to vote on the topic for this year’s film project. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for seniors and students.